Changing and viewing video settings in MS-DOS

Updated: 05/21/2018 by Computer Hope

change video settings with ms-dosIn early versions of Windows (e.g., Windows 3.x) you can adjust the video settings in MS-DOS by following the steps below.

From DOS command prompt, type:


once in the C:\Windows directory, type:


In the setup screen will be listed various current configurations, one of them being your current video settings. If you want to change these settings, navigate using your cursor keys on your keyboard until highlighted. Once highlighted, press Enter and select the new video settings.

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